Upcoming Events – February 2012

Just a few events headed out way in the next couple of weeks.

Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Speaking Out / Speaking In presents: “Dragon’s Gold” stories from Norse Mytholog
(Excellent for fans of Wagner AND Tolkein)
FT Jennifer Cayley, Jan Andrews, and Katherine Grier
7:30pm
NAC 4th Stage
$20 at the NAC Box Office

February 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2012
The Undercurrents Festival presents “Falling Open
FT Luna Allison
7pm, Friday
4pm, Saturday and Sunday
GCTC (in Hintonburg)
$17 + taxes
Tickets are available at the GCTC box office OR online by clicking the performance you want to attend (a $1.40 surcharge applies).

Saturday, February 18th, 2012
Project Reclamation presents: “Light” (for more information, see the write-up at Apartment613 or visit their blog)
FT Frah, Sarah Musa, Asha Kayd, Afuwa Renner, Aisha Rae, Marwa Talal, Amatullah Yousif, Azenith Barbosa, Jesslyn Colley, Amatullah Yousif, and Khadija Ahmed.
Doors: 6:30
Show: 7:10
The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place (101 Centrepoint Dr)
$10
Ticket available at The Tea Store (53 York St), at OPIRG (Carleton University), or by request through their FB Event Page.

Sunday, February 19th, 2012
Dusty Owl presents A Celebration of Black History
FT Joanne John, Jacqueline Lawrence, and John Akapada
A fund-raiser for the Black Youth Congress
3pm
Elmdale House Tavern
PWYC (suggested $5-$10)

Saturday, February 25th, 2012
Capital Slam
FT Sense-Say
Doors and Sign-Up: 6:30
Show: 7pm
Mercury Lounge
$8 (performers and competitors get in free)

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
VERSeFest Opening Night
FT Shauntay Grant, Afua Cooper, Suzanne Buffam, Denis Lee, and Paul Tyler
7pm
Arts Court Theatre
Day Pass = $10 (available online)
Festival Pass = $50 (available online OR through Collected Works and the Manx Pub)

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
Stories and Tea presents “Family Matters”
FT Elaine O’Reilly and Sherri Yazdani
7pm
Tea Party Cafe
$8/PWYC

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
VERSeFEST:
Voices of Venus presents “Women Rock the Mic: Winners of the Ottawa Women’s Slam Championship
FT Festrel, D-Lightfull, Elle P., and Sepideh
7pm
Arts Court Studio
AND
The In/Words Launch Party
FT Helen Humphreys, Gregory Scofield, and selected readers from the Moose and Pussy
9pm
Arts Court Theatre and Studio
Day Pass = $10 (available online)
Festival Pass = $50 (available online OR through Collected Works and the Manx Pub)

February 29th, 2012
Censored Out Loud 2012
A fundraiser for PEN Canada FT a reading of banned books
10:00 pm
Gladstone Theatre (910 Gladstone at Preston)
$10

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